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An order entered in the Medina Spirit disqualification appeal indicates the case is unlikely to be tried a second time following the recusal of the original hearing officer. Instead, the new hearing officer can act based on the existing record.
It was one of those nights at Tattersalls Nov. 28 as the opening session of the highly anticipated December Mare Sale drew a heaving crowd and a slew of significant prices.
After narrowly topping Tyler Gaffalione last month in a thrilling finish in the jockey’s race at Keeneland, Luis Saez did it again—in come-from-behind fashion—securing the Churchill Downs fall title in the final two days of the meet.
Though this year's Breeders' Cup may be in the rearview, its memories can still be viewed in the 'Breeders' Cup at Keeneland' exhibit at the Keeneland Library which was set up during the September Yearling Sale and will be taken down in a few weeks.
The 2023 season features 20 Saturdays, 19 Sundays, 11 Fridays, and two Mondays. Opening Day shares billing with the 148th Kentucky Derby with a special 1 p.m. PT first post at Emerald Downs.
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Holiday Giving Campaign begins tomorrow, November 29th, on Giving Tuesday and runs through December 31, 2022.
Leif Dickinson wants to correct anyone who believes a "new" turf course will be unveiled Dec. 1 at Gulfstream Park.
This is the only Stallion Season Auction that brings together Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Stallions in one sale, and one in which all proceeds go to help former jockeys who suffered catastrophic, career-ending injuries.
Turfway Park is well known for its horse racing history in Northern Kentucky, and after two years of rebuilding, the track is thrilled to welcome back live racing fans Wednesday, Nov. 30, with the first post time scheduled for 6:15 p.m. ET.
With Santa Anita Park's Classic Meet opening day looming Dec. 26, the track will again offer significant bonuses to horsemen bringing out of state horses to run at Santa Anita this winter and spring via a Ship & Win program.
Tourist, a grade 1 winning son of Tiznow who earned $2,170,340 and holds the record for the fastest time in the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1), is relocating to Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y., for the 2023 season.
Trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam faces an anxious wait to see whether her stable star and dual grade 1 winner Saffron Beach will fly overseas Dec. 3 with the filly's participation in the Dec. 11 Hong Kong Mile (G1) up in the air.
With the Kentucky Derby (G1) still 23 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of "All Other Colts and Geldings from the 2020 Foal Crop" closed as the odds-on 4-5 favorite in Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
Out of the gate, Go Joe Won set himself apart from the six-horse field of 3-year-olds and up. Defunded stumbled out of the gate and fell behind. Edwin Maldonado quickly collected himself and his horse, quickly looking to make up lost ground.
Scratched out of the Clark Stakes (G1) two days earlier, the racing gods gave trainer Vicky Oliver just what she was looking for when the $300,000 Commonwealth Turf Stakes was pulled off the turf the morning of Nov. 27.
Candy Overload was full of run late to break his stakes maiden in the Kennedy Road Stakes (G2) for 3-year-olds and up Nov. 27 at Woodbine.
Larry Goichman's Star Devine scored her second career stakes triumph with a prominent victory for trainer Jorge Abreu in the $150,000 Autumn Days over Aqueduct Racetrack's outer turf course Nov. 27.
Under a warm, late autumn sun that peeked out over a partly cloudy sky at Old Friends, nearly 200 people welcomed legendary multiple grade 1 winner and track pony extraordinaire Lava Man to his new Georgetown, Ky., home.
Laurel Park will greet the new year with a total of 17 stakes worth $1.7 million in purses, led by the $250,000 General George (G3) and $250,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3), during its 2023 winter meet that kicks off Jan. 1.
Vela Azul found running room between horses in a crowded stretch run to win the 42nd running of the Japan Cup over favorite Shahryar.